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Hour 16. Power Form Techniques > Bound, Unbound, and Calculated Controls

Bound, Unbound, and Calculated Controls

There are important differences between bound and unbound controls. Unbound controls display information to the user or gather from the user information that's not going to be stored in the database. Here are some examples of unbound controls:


  • A label providing instructions to the user

  • A logo placed on a form

  • A combo box or text box placed on a form in which the user can enter report criteria

  • A rectangle placed on the form to logically group several controls


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